Smartphone separation anxiety becoming widespread: Study

DNA India | 2017-08-21

Smartphone addiction, and anxiety caused by being separated from the devices, is getting worse as people are increasingly seeing their devices as an extension of themselves, a study has warned. Smartphones have become an integral part of living, penetrating deep into everyday life as "an...

Apple Watch in final testing phase, launch scheduled this fall

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-08-20

The Apple Watch was released over two years ago and since then there has been many updates and various improvements. Though Apple’s wearables were released alongside massive hype and excitement, there was no denying the fact that the first generation Apple Watch faced with...


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Microsoft's speech recognition system achieves new milestone

Sify | 2017-08-21

San Francisco: Microsofts conversational speech recognition system designed to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do has reached a 5.1 per cent error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a...

Demonetisation left Maoists, Kashmiri separatists ‘fund-starved’, says Jaitley

Hindustan Times | 2017-08-20

Demonetisation left Maoists in many parts of India and separatists in Jammu and Kashmir “fund starved”, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. He said it greatly reduced the number of protesters taking part in stone-pelting in the militancy-hit state. “Stone pelters...


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Matt Dawson: I had to have heart surgery after a tick bite

BBC News | 2017-08-21

Source: BBC Trust me I'm a Doctor Matt said he was floored by his diagnosis: "I'd heard of Lyme disease before. It was something I'd always associated with places abroad, on the continent, in America, wherever there were deer. "There's no way that I would've walked...

A healthy diet can include red meat. 3 things to consider when buying beef

Omaha World-Herald | 2017-08-20

While plant-based diets and vegan lifestyles are becoming more popular, there are still benefits to including moderate amounts of red meat in a balanced diet. ......


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An alternative school in rural Kerala is teaching tribal children life lessons

Your Story | 2017-08-21

When the government provides amenities to SC/ST students, it is with the hope of helping them cope with their...

Liberal hero Noam Chomsky joins University of Arizona staff

Federal News Radio | 2017-08-18

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has hired noted academic and social critic hero to the political left Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department. Chomsky is joining the faculty this month and will start teaching part time in 2018. The 88-year-old, who has...


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Tennis-American teen Tiafoe upsets Zverev in Cincinnati

This is Money | 2017-08-17

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Unseeded American teenager Frances Tiafoe upset red-hot Alexander Zverev 4-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. World number seven Zverev, who stunned Roger Federer in the Montreal final last week after claiming the title in Washington D.C., was...

Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced

MENA FN | 2017-08-15

(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced 15 Aug 2017 The Indian team for the upcoming Davis Cup World Group play-off against Cana... ......

Neymar slams Barcelona bosses after scoring brace in PSG home debut

Hindustan Times | 2017-08-21

Paris Saint-Germain’s world record signing Neymar launched a scathing attack on his former club’s directors, saying “Barca deserve much better”. The people in charge at the Catalan giants “are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca,” Neymar...

Guardiola: Manchester City miss too many chances

Sporting Life | 2017-08-20

Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City side are still missing too many chances – but has no doubt the goals will come. One of City's shortcomings last season, as they failed to mount a serious Premier League title challenge, was their failure to make the most of openings in front of goal...

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Financial Express | 2017-08-21

Solar Eclipse 2017: Here are 5 different phases of the Eclipse and safety tips for you

Solar eclipse 2017: NASA has provided safety tips (guidelines) for the space enthusiasts as it is never safe to look directly at the sun's rays – even if the...

Metro | 2017-08-21

Big Ben to fall silent for four years from 12 noon

The bell inside the Elizabeth Tower will go silent for the next four years (apart from special occasions) (Picture: Getty) Big Ben will fall silent on Monday...

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-08-21

China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trains

BEIJING (AP) -- China is relaunching one of the world's fastest bullet trains, running at 350 kilometers (217 miles) per hour....

Stuff | 2017-08-21

Elon Musk in plea to UN to stop killer robots - but what are they?

High profile United States-based businessman Elon Musk is at the head of another effort to convince governments to stop the development of killer robots. His...

The Miami Herald | 2017-08-21

Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts...

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The Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-21

How many nurses does it take to change a patient's blood?

One in seven Americans suffers from chronic kidney disease, usually as a toxic byproduct of diabetes...

The Washington Post | 2017-08-21

Can the economy survive Trump? Sure — for a while.

Thankfully, presidents sometimes have less to do with the economy than we think or they claim. ......

Al Jazeera | 2017-08-21

Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya

The current EU anti-migration and anti-terror policies towards Libya will only destabilise it...